Wilton Fonseca

Wilton Fonseca was born in Goiânia (Brazil) in 1948. He began his career as a journalist and editor in Rio de Janeiro. He graduated in Romance Philology from the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon, where he was an assistant until 1977. He worked on "The Century" and the "New Newspaper". At ANOP, where he was between 1972 and 1982, he was Deputy Director and Chief Information Officer, having held the same functions at NP. He also worked at Lusa, in the weekly "Tempo", at RTP and was a contributor to several national and foreign newspapers and radio stations. He was communications director for Gulbenkian and FLAD. He worked for a decade for the United Nations in Angola, Timor-Leste, Kosovo and Burundi. He was director general of the editorial group Leya in Angola. He is the author of "In the Shadow of Power – the History of Lusitania" and the Collection Heroes Anonymous - Agency Journalism, volume 1 "History of ANOP and NP (1975-1986)", volume 2 "History of Lusitania and ANI (1944-1975)", volume 3 "Testimonials (1938-2017)" and volume 4 "From Monarchy to The New State: News Agencies in Portugal"

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